Security Analyst - Financial Services

£35000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Great Benefits
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Analyst * Brighton, East Sussex * c. £40,000 p.a. * Permanent * Fantastic Corporate Benefits *

Security Analyst is required for a leading UK financial services and insurance company who have fantastic offices just outside of Brighton.

This leading financial service and insurance company who have over £1 million customers have a new position for a Security Analyst.

The successful Security Analyst will be based within the shared service division that supports the business across the UK and abroad.


  • Implement and operate regular security assurance activities to allow effective governance and security oversight of key suppliers;
  • Apply good practice for process and reporting to deliver on the above activities;
  • Develop and enhance security oversight capabilities and services for use internally.
  • Support IT operations team in the areas of:
  • Security audits, intrusion and penetration tests
  • Security control effectiveness
  • Security infrastructure testing and oversight
  • 3rd party supplied security management information (MI)
  • Service Support
  • Support teams when they perform RFPs, undertake 3rd party agreements, and when they undertake security audits, intrusion and penetration tests.
  • Provide support and technical guidance on the adoption of new testing tools and assist team with meeting obligations around regular security testing.
  • Provide technical security advice and support with policy exceptions from different business divisions in relation to projects or systems already in place.
  • Security Governance
  • Support teams when they work on policy and standards including when they oversee compliance against them and provide guidance on their operational enforcement.
  • Partner with the due diligence team to measure adherence to third party security oversight principles and practice.

  • Appropriate security qualification for the role would include Security+, SSCP, GIAC Cyber Defence certifications, CEH or CISSP.
  • Ideally educated to degree level’

  • IT Security, including good understanding of associated technologies and architectures
  • IT security principles, guidance and technical standards
  • Fully abreast of trends and changing technologies as they relate to information security threats and control

The successful Security Analyst requires experience in:

  • Security operations or similar technical/IT environment
  • Installing and using security software, ideally assessment and configuration tools (i.e. automated vulnerability scanners, security auditing tools, network vulnerability tools, firewall rule evaluation etc.)
  • Understanding, interpreting and explaining output from security tools
  • Coordinating and working with on shore and offshore staff
  • Creation of reports and presenting data in easily understandable formats

If you are an experienced Security Analyst with a financial services background then please apply now via the job board or contact Sophie Gray at Jenrick Commercial Recruitment.

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